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Mariah Passarelli M’09 Joins Law Firm Cozen O’Connor

Mariah Pssarelli

Mariah Passarelli M’09 has joined the Labor and Employment Department of international law firm Cozen O’Connor. A member of the firm’s Pittsburgh office, she will focus on legal issues ranging from employment contracts to agency investigations.

Mariah is a former deputy attorney general in Pennsylvania’s Office of the Attorney General. In her new position, she handles matters in all phases of litigation, from administrative agencies to state and federal courts. She also counsels clients on litigation avoidance, anti-harassment/discrimination, and workplace violence. She has extensive trial experience, having defended universities, hospitals, and oil and gas companies in statewide class and collective actions.

She also has substantial experience in higher education training, counseling, and defending institutions in Title IX matters and conducting related investigations.